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Wildspitze, the Giant in Tirol

Der Wildspitze, a true bucket-list giant. The Wildspitze is the second highest mountain in Austria and the highest in Tirol. With more than 100 different ski villages, the Wildspitze is a well-known setting for many wintersport enthusiastics looking for a memorable winter holiday. In summertime, the historical towns, rich culture and traditional Tyrolean customs, make this spot on earth a great location to stay after a long day out and about. About Located in Ötztal in Austria The Wildspitze is located in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol between the Ötztal and the Pitztal. It is the second highest peak in Austria with an altitude of 3772 meters. Only the Grossglockner reaches higher. The mountain was first ascended by L. Klotz,...

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Großvenediger – the Ancient Majesty

Generally the Grossvenediger is considered to be the fourth highest mountain in Austria. The glaciated peak is part of the Hohe Tauern National Park, a hiking and biking paradise in East Tyrol. With the many villages situated close to the base of the peak, the mountain is often the setting for many day hikes as well as multi-day treks. About the Grossvenediger The Grossvenediger (3666m) is the fourth highest mountain in Austria after Grossglockner (3798m), Wildspitze (3774m) and Weisskugel (3739m). The origin of the name is not quite clear. Some claim it is derived from the Venetian merchants, who were passing by via a trade route over the mountain passes. Others say it is named Grossvenediger (translation: Great Venetian) since...

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Großglockner – “King of the Alps” and the highest mountain in Austria

The Grossglockner, with an altitude of 3798 meters, is the highest mountain in Austria. Located in Tyrol, it is a popular trip for travelers staying in one of the diverse holiday destinations in the region. From the top of the Grossglocknerstrasse, one of the most beautiful mountain roads in the world, which can be reached from Heiligenblut and Bruck an der Grossglocknerstrasse, you have splendid views of the “King of the Alps”. This mighty mountain is part of the Hohe Tauern national park. Grossglockner is often visited by day tourists, but lots of hikers and bikers explore the trails nearby as well. About the Großglockner Der Großglockner The Grossglockner is the highest mountain in Austria with an elevation of 3798...

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